David Kernohan

David Kernohan

David Kernohan is Associate Editor at He has worked extensively in open and online education for UK higher education sector agencies and has managed a number of national programmes including the UK Open Educational Resources programme.

David is a regular presenter at open education conferences and events, and blogs at

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Vivien Rolfe


Vivien Rolfe has been an open education practitioner for over ten years having worked in three UK Higher Education Institutions. In her work she co-creates health and science open educational resources with students and hospital collaborators, which are then curated and distributed via WordPress blogs. Work on the Virtual Analytical Laboratory (VAL) and Sickle Cell Open (SCOOTER) project were instrumental in her achieving her 2009 ALT Learning Technologist of the Year award, and 2012 HEA National Teaching Fellowship Award.

Viv is presently working with the Open University OER Hub on the UK Open Textbook project, funded by the Hewlett Foundation. She has recently left higher education and maintains a blog at

Follow on Twitter: @VivienRolfe